posted on 02/13/2006 4:10:26 PM PST
This is the real person that the movie "The Patriot" was based on.
Also generated some controversy over the characterizations versus the reality.
posted on 02/13/2006 4:18:47 PM PST
by Sonny M
("oderint dum metuant")
Swamp Fox, Swamp Fox, tail on his hat, nobody know where the Swamp Fox at...
posted on 02/13/2006 4:29:36 PM PST
(Proudly wasting FReepers time since 1998...)
To: SuzyQ2; Fintan; Pharmboy
One of my heroes. This is the picture from my Freeper profile:
Ping the usual suspects, Pharmboy!
posted on 02/13/2006 4:49:54 PM PST
(I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked...)
In 1959 Disney did The Swamp Fox about Francis Marion (starring Leslie Nielson, of all people)
I always conflate that with the Civil War story of the Grey Ghost, also done by Disney (1967).
Both Reb and Yankee Strangers,
They Called us Mosby's Rangers
North and South they know our fame
Grey Ghost is what they called me
John Mosby is my name.
Add to that things like The Scarecrow (with Patrick McGoohan - 1964) and you get the notion that Uncle Walt knew his stuff.
posted on 02/13/2006 4:51:31 PM PST
(There are lies, damned lies, statistics and presentation graphics, in descending order of truth)
To: SC Swamp Fox
posted on 02/13/2006 5:17:42 PM PST
(There is something about a closet that makes a skeleton terribly restless.)
Are your ears burning Ping.......
posted on 02/14/2006 3:23:22 AM PST
(The sheep pretend the wolf will never come, but the sheepdog lives for that day (NRA)
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